- Name: Nitrate Data from the World Ocean Atlas 2001
- Description - The World Ocean Atlas 2001 (WOA01)
contains ASCII data of statistics and objectively analyzed fields
for one-degree and five-degree squares generated from World
Ocean Database 2001 observed and standard level
flagged data. The ocean variables included in the atlas are:
in-situ temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, apparent oxygen
utilization, percent oxygen saturation, dissolved inorganic
nutrients (phosphate, nitrate, and silicate), chlorophyll at standard
- Original Publisher:
US National Oceanographic Data Center
- Current Source:
Virtual Ocean Data System (NVODS)
- Citation: Conkright, M.E., R. A. Locarnini, H.E.
Garcia, T.D. O'Brien, T.P. Boyer, C. Stephens, J.I. Antonov, 2002:
World Ocean Atlas 2001: Objective Analyses, Data Statistics, and
Figures, CD-ROM Documentation. National Oceanographic Data Center,
Silver Spring, MD, 17 pp.
GCMD Metadata Record
The individual images are links to zip files containing geo-referenced BMP
images and ESRI ASCII grids for the specified time period and depth. A geo-referenced legend is also provided for use in GIS
browsers; for maps of Africa, it will be placed approximately over India.